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I got this fella in my shipment from Aquariumplants.com and he's certainly not anything I ordered.

Big, though.

I think they sent it instead of my red cryptocoryne wendtii but I'm not sure.

Unless of course this is it.. but I don't think so. I'm really new to plants but I'm not that new :)

 

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It's an emersed Echindorus species (sword plant). Hard to say which one though. I can say that it'll most likely get pretty big.
 

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Thanks!

It's already pretty big - it's at the top of my 29 gal.

If it's an emersed form, does that mean that it's going to melt and transform into a submersed form?
 

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As the submerged leaves begin to grow and the older emerged leaves start to brown, just trim them off as low as you can with sharp scissors/clippers. You don't want them to decompose in your tank.

Swords are typically good about not melting off all at once. It will be a gradual process...maybe. ;)

-Dave
 
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